The Benefits of Switching to LED Lighting

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Learn how to save energy and maintenance costs by converting to LED lighting.




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In-depth and educational discussion around the advantages of converting your building to LED lighting and a highlight of the products that are available from Cree Lighting.



Learning Objectives
  • Gain an understanding on the energy and maintenance savings opportunities that are available through converting to LED lighting
  • Learn how to have a successful commercial lighting retrofit
  • Discover more about Cree, an industry leader, and the LED lighting products they offer




Tom Roberts
Director of Business Development
Cree Lighting Upgrade


Tom serves as Director of Business Development at Cree, Inc., where he is responsible for creating solutions that help customers upgrade to LED lighting such as understanding and applying for rebates, providing financial analysis, and designing lighting upgrade projects. Prior to this role, Tom was Director of Marketing for Cree’s LED Module products.


Tom was a Manager at Dell Inc. from 1999 to 2009 where he held a variety of roles in Dell Ventures, Workstation Product Marketing, Mergers and Acquisitions, and Channel Services.


A native of Charlotte, Tom graduated from the University of North Carolina in 1994 with a B.A. in Economics with Honors. He was a corporate banker with Wachovia and Oberlin Capital before earning his MBA from the Harvard Business School in 2000.